Maria Bruzzone Giraldez

Maria Bruzzone Giraldez, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-EPILEPSY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5550
Business Email: mariabruzzonegir@ufl.edu

About Maria Bruzzone Giraldez

Dr. Maria Bruzzone received her medical degree from the Universidad de la República, Uruguay. She pursued a neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, which she completed in 2016. She then completed a fellowship training in Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2017.

Dr. Bruzzone also participated in different short-term training programs such as the J. Kiffin Penry Epilepsy Education Programs and Minifellow Network: Resident Program in Epilepsy, North Carolina (2014); the Neurology Residency Epilepsy Program in Orlando, Miami (2015); the Neurologist in training Clinical Ethics Elective of the American Academy of Neurology (2015-2016) and the Epilepsy-Patient Oriented Research Training (EpiPORT) program of the American Epilepsy Society (2016).

Dr. Bruzzone is board certified in neurology and epilepsy. She is fluent in Spanish (native speaker).

Accomplishments

TRANSCENDS
2019-2021 · American Academy of Neurology
EPIPORT
2016-2017 · American Epilepsy Society
American Epilepsy Society fellows program award
2016 · American Epilepsy Society
Award for best quality assurance project
2015 · Loyola Medical Center
Neurologist in training clinical ethics elective
2015 · American Academy of Neurology
Internal Medicine National Award
2014 · Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Research fellowship for young researchers.
2009 · Universidad de la Republica

Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
    ABPN
  • Neurology
    ABPN

Research Profile

Dr Bruzzone is interested in the study of the roll of lipid metabolomics in cyclic seizures and catamenial epilepsy.

Publications

2021
Electric Fence Artifact on Ambulatory EEG and Review of Common EEG Electrical Artifacts.
The Neurodiagnostic journal. 61(3):150-156 [DOI] 10.1080/21646821.2021.1959217. [PMID] 34433008.
2020
Mortality in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A wake-up call.
Neurology. 95(6):237-238 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000009861. [PMID] 32690793.
2020
Teaching NeuroImages: MRI abnormalities in frontal lobe seizures due to nonketotic hyperglycemia
Neurology. 95(7):e941-e942 [DOI] 10.1212/wnl.0000000000010109.
2019
An unusual case of posterior column myelopathy
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 62:218-219 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.12.012.
2018
Insights Into the Therapeutic Effect of Responsive Neurostimulation Assessed With Scalp EEG Recording
Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 35(5):438-441 [DOI] 10.1097/wnp.0000000000000418.
2018
Stereotactic EEG-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. 89(5):542-548 [DOI] 10.1136/jnnp-2017-316833.
2016
Teaching NeuroImages: Aphasia after infarction of the left pulvinar nucleus
Neurology. 87(8):e82-e82 [DOI] 10.1212/wnl.0000000000003003.
2015
Cumulative dose of hydroxychloroquine is associated with a decrease of resting heart rate in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a pilot study
Lupus. 24(11):1204-1209 [DOI] 10.1177/0961203315580870.
2015
Do Not Forget Susac Syndrome in Patients with Unexplained Acute Confusion
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 24(4):e93-e95 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.11.028.

Education

Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship
2016-2017 · University of Chicago
Neurology Residency
2012-2016 · Loyola University Medical Center
MD
2002-2010 · Universidad de la Republica, Facultad de Medicina

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2021
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2
2021
MDC7800 Neurology Clerkship

Contact Details

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